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Windows 10 computers available for FREE public use.
We provide color printing for 25 cents/page and B&W for 10 cents/page.
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Free Beginner Classes

Classes offered are Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Word basics, Microsoft Excel basics, Microsoft Powerpoint basics, E-Books and occasional E-Mail. Classes are limited to 10 students, so please call (432) 332-0633 ext 2106 to see what classes are being offered and to pre-register.

  • Computer Basics
    Learn the difference between a computer motherboard and hard drive. You will learn basic Internet searching and how to use a mouse. Also learn how to turn on and shut down a computer and much more.

  • Microsoft Power Point 2019 Basics Learn how to simple new presentation, insert slides, change slide fomat, insert text, move slides around, slide transitions and how to save. How to insert images and graphics if time permits.
  • Microsoft Word 2019 Basics Learn how to control your line spacing, insert bullets and add headers and footers to your text. You will find out how to bold and underline your text.
  • Microsoft Excel 2019 Basics Learn how to make a simple spreadsheet and chart. Find out the basic formulas that make using spreadsheets easier.

Free Wireless Access is Available throughout the Library!

Wireless access is available on all floors. Wireless printing is also available prints pick up in the computer lab. Due to a joint venture between Ector County and City of Odessa WI-FI access is also available is some areas of the Noel Park. So you can enjoy the scenic view and surf the web all at the same time.
Headphones are NOT PROVIDED you will need to bring your own.

Using the Computer Lab

The lab is automated and you must have a library card to use a computer. If you do not have a library card one can be obtained at the checkout desk located on the first floor.

Please read our Acceptable Use. There are 16 computers for free public access. These computers have many educational programs, Internet, Microsoft Office products and other software. There are also 2 computers for 20 minute Quick E-Mail checking. Due to damage and misuse, headphones are no longer provided. You are welcome to bring your own.

Downloadable and printable instructions for using the Computer Lab and printing in the lab is available here.

Grants & Funding

The computer lab was made available through a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with additional funding from the Odessa Junior League and Friends of the Ector County Library.

Computer Lab Hours
Monday - Saturday 9:30am-6:30pm
Closed Sundays

Computer Lab Phone
432-332-0633 ext 2105

Updates & Maintenance
The Computer lab will be CLOSED once a month for general updates and maintenance.
Watch for closure dates.

Programs Available
Excel 2019
PowerPoint 2019
Word 2019
Publisher 2019
Windows 10
Adobe Reader